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SG distributor invests S$285K in network training for tertiary students

Network equipment reseller Transition Systems has invested S$285,000 toward training students at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) in networking, IP services and security. The three-year initiative, dubbed IP Service and Security Capstone project, aims to enhance ITE students’ employment chances in the IT industry.   The sum covers the training of ITE staff, course […]

Trend Micro incorporates big data analytic capabilities in cloud-based security

Trend Micro Inc. has expanded its cloud-based security infrastructure introduced in 2008 that powers most of the company’s products and services. The latest iteration of the Smart Protection Network incorporates advanced big data analytic capabilities that enable Trend Micro to identify new security threats across a broader range of data sources, delivering global threat intelligence […]

Weak passwords and lack of authentication: the root of security breaches

After the recent security breach that hit professional social networking site LinkedIn, social media companies are scrambling to patch over their poor security practices. Wait too long to address known security holes, and CIOs should worry about seeing their companies targeted, hacked and eventually vilified in the press. The list of major breaches gets longer […]

CloudeyeZ tracks underground prices of stolen credit card data in real-time

A new security project is monitoring in real time the price of stolen credit-card data sold in underground forums, which may eventually reveal emerging cybercrime trends. The company behind it, CloudeyeZ, is publishing the data it collects, called the “Underground Activity Index,” daily on its website, said founder Dan Clements. The company offers several services […]

Everything Everywhere reduces carbon footprint via cloud based software

Comms provider Everything Everywhere is stepping up its sustainability programme by deploying CloudApps’ cloud-based software to better measure its carbon footprint. The software enables the Orange/T-Mobile joint venture to measure and control its energy consumption in kWh, carbon equivalent in CO2e, and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), the measure of computer data centre efficiency. Everything Everywhere […]

Baidu, Singapore’s I2R open language tech lab

China’s largest search engine by market share Baidu has officially opened a research lab with Singapore’s Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), in a move aimed at expanding the former’s footprint in Southeast Asia. The facility will research human language technologies, with a focus on Southeast Asian languages. The collaboration involves Baidu licensing I2R’s technologies in […]